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181. Trail Runner Magazine’s Zoe Rom on Environmental Justice and Why it Matters

The Strength Running Podcast

Release Date: 03/04/2021

193. Running and Identity: How Endeavorun CEO Jake Tuber is Making a Comeback and Navigating Uncertainty show art 193. Running and Identity: How Endeavorun CEO Jake Tuber is Making a Comeback and Navigating Uncertainty

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Jake Tuber is a part-time graduate school professor, a former college teammate of mine, and the creative force behind the . He is a sprinter turned distance runner with a story about how his first real injury caused a downward spiral amid the pandemic. Jake doesn't claim to have the answers or enlightened moments where the truth was revealed. He struggled through the many things that life threw at him and came out on the other end. He's here today to share some of the raw moments along his journey. Our conversation has some great takeaways that I think all runners can benefit from: -...

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192. Dr. Stacy Sims On Female Physiology and Training Differences Between the Sexes show art 192. Dr. Stacy Sims On Female Physiology and Training Differences Between the Sexes

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Everything from training to fueling has predominantly been researched on men and written about by men. Women’s hormonal variations tend to skew research data so those results are often thrown out. As a professional triathlete, Dr. Stacy Sims recognized that she was poorly served by the same recommendations that male athletes were getting. So she set out to change that through her work.  She has written a book called where she breaks down her message that “women are not small men”. Women can learn to cater their training, nutrition, and hydration when they understand the changes...

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191. Icon Dean Karnazes on the Future of Ultras, His Competitive Drive, and His Advice to You show art 191. Icon Dean Karnazes on the Future of Ultras, His Competitive Drive, and His Advice to You

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Dean Karnazes is an ultra endurance athlete who is highly regarded well beyond the world of running. He was named by TIME magazine as one of the most 100 influential people in the world, he is an ESPN ESPY winner, a three-time winner of Competitor Magazine’s Endurance Sports Athlete of the Year award, and recipient of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition lifetime achievement award.  Dean has a long list of impressive accomplishments, best told through his own narrative in the . A short summary of his endeavors includes: Running 350 miles in one go Doing a...

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190. New Coaching Call! How to Train For Your First Hilly Trail Race show art 190. New Coaching Call! How to Train For Your First Hilly Trail Race

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This episode features a coaching call about how to best prepare for a hilly trail race when you’ve never run one before. Even if you’re not gearing up for trails or hills, this is a valuable discussion on sound training for different types of terrain.  Aileen is a member of and has very little experience with hills or trails. But she wants to "go for it" and do her first very hilly trail race coming up soon.  How can she best prepare? What opportunities exist for building strength for hills and trails? What must her long runs and faster workouts look like? As Aileen adds all new...

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189. Former LA Lakers Strength Coach Tim DiFrancesco on Why Runners Must Get Strong show art 189. Former LA Lakers Strength Coach Tim DiFrancesco on Why Runners Must Get Strong

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Tim DiFrancesco is the former Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Los Angeles Lakers professional basketball team. After spending more than six seasons in the NBA, he left to grow TD Athletes Edge, his performance-oriented strength facility in Salem, MA. He earned his BS in Exercise Science & Athletic Training from Endicott College and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. His experience includes professional athletes, sub-elite athletes in the NBA-Development League, and recreational athletes across numerous disciplines. In this...

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188: Harness the Power of a Growth Mindset with Professor Alison Pope-Rhodius show art 188: Harness the Power of a Growth Mindset with Professor Alison Pope-Rhodius

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Alison Pope-Rhodius is a professor of Applied Sport and Performance Psychology and a Program Director at Holy Names University in California. She is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant and the co-editor of . As an expert in this field, Alison got to travel the world working with elite archers and coaches, culminating in working with the U.S. team and U.K. number one archer at the 2004 Olympics. She has been an active member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) for many years and was made a Fellow in 2018.  Alison brings an approachable understanding of what...

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187. Get to Know the Coach: An Interview with Strength Running Founder Jason Fitzgerald show art 187. Get to Know the Coach: An Interview with Strength Running Founder Jason Fitzgerald

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Jason Fitzgerald started Strength Running in 2010 with a small blog after he ran his first marathon in 2:44 and suffered through a severe IT Band injury. 11 years later, Strength Running is now a multimedia company with a , , award-winning , and . He also provides a number of training programs, including the popular and . In addition to all this, Jason is the head coach of  - an engaged community of runners who cheer each other on while getting the resources they need to propel their running forward. And of course, there is the , which is where we're catching up with Jason today. In...

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186. The Physiology of Altitude: What Training at 10,000 Feet Does to Your Body show art 186. The Physiology of Altitude: What Training at 10,000 Feet Does to Your Body

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Today, we're talking to Jonathan Levitt who took his high altitude training seriously. Not only is he paying attention to how he performs at 9,600 feet, he's also using blood tests to track important biomarkers that indicate how his body adapts. Jonathan is a sub-3 marathoner, sales manager for (code strengthrunning saves you 20% on any test), and host of the podcast. Jonathan shares not only anecdotal stories of how his body is responding, be he also has the data to back it up. He is lucky enough to have a . In our conversation, Jonathan and I talk about: Adjusting workouts when first...

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185. Ultrarunner Candice Burt on Running 800 Miles, Hallucinating, and Discovering Yourself show art 185. Ultrarunner Candice Burt on Running 800 Miles, Hallucinating, and Discovering Yourself

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Candice Burt holds the FKT - or Fastest Known Time - on the 171-mile Tahoe Rim Trail, the 95-mile Wonderland Trail, and the 20-mile Enchantment Lakes Traverse. She won the Delirious W.E.S.T. 200-mile (which is actually 219 miles) and placed 4th at the HURT100 Endurance Run in 2019. She also has podium finishes at countless ultras over the years. Along with working out the arrangements for this year's races, Candice is currently getting ready to cover the Arizona Trail, which is 800 miles long. She shares details of her planning, logistics, and other intricacies of what it takes to run for...

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184. How to Engineer a Marathon Breakthrough: A Behind-the-Scenes Coaching Call show art 184. How to Engineer a Marathon Breakthrough: A Behind-the-Scenes Coaching Call

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Brian is a consistent runner with two decades of experience and over 25 marathons under his belt. While his fastest marathon was 2:59 back in 2013, he hasn't been able to set a new PR since. As a member of , Brian has the opportunity for these coaching calls. In this episode, listen to Jason and Brian talk about: His history and background as a runner What he's doing right in his training (and should continue) The improvements he can take to keep getting faster Why Jason is encouraged that he will meet his big goal! Brian is currently following the Half Marathon Training Plan from the ...

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Zoë Rom is the Associate Editor of Trail Runner Magazine, host of the DNF podcast and an outspoken advocate for environmental justice. She has a Master’s Degree in Environmental Journalism from the University of Colorado and has a deep passion for our public lands.

Zoë lives, plays, and works in the mountains of Colorado. She has a firm belief that access to outdoor recreation should be equal for all. At the same time, the negative impacts of industrial development should not be weighted on certain racial or income groups.

In today’s episode, we dive into many topics such as institutional negligence, equal access, and the fight for justice. Zoë has numerous suggestions on how you can get involved – everything from individual food choices to the support of organizations that are doing meaningful work.

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